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Jerry Pottorff, 71, passed away at his home Monday, November 16, 2015.

Jerry was born December 14, 1943 in Grant City, MO to Ivan and Maxine Pottorff. He was a 1962 graduate of Mount Ayr high school and was a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University. Jerry retired as senior Vice President of CMF and Z Advertising Agency in Des Moines, Iowa. 

Jerry attended Glad Tiding Assembly of God Church. He was an accomplished artist. Some of his best work was inspired by the photos from the Hubble Space Telescope. Jerry will be remembered as a kind, compassionate, caring and giving man.

Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Sherey; sister, Jean (Jerry) Barker; nephew, Darrel (Diann) Barker; niece, Karmen (Dave) Smith; great-nephews, Zachary Parker and Bradyn Smith; and his great-niece, Lindsay Smith.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, November 19, 2015 at Glad Tiding Assembly of God Church, 314 Army Post Road.

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